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#ManCrushMonday! Our Favorite Men in Recovery!

You know, Mondays get a lot of smack. It’s the beginning of another week of work and school, the end of a relaxing, fun weekend. Monday brings sour moods and hidden temptations in the form of boredom, agitation, frustration, and stress. Staying focused and dedicated to sobriety is the key...

5 Quotes for the Person Fighting to Remain Sober Today

Living a life of sobriety after experiencing addiction is no walk in the park. It’s a daily commitment to make the best decisions for you and your dedication to staying clean and sober. While recovery is the greatest gift you could ever give yourself, the path is filled with bumps...

Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Time Injecting Heroin

Life as a heroin addict presents challenges daily. Whether you are living with a substance abuse issue or in recovery, you can probably remember your first time using. It was the beginning of the end for some. For the lucky ones, this moment is a precautionary tale. Using heroine changes...

Brad Pitt Opens Up About Marijana, Alcohol Addiction

In a surprisingly intimate and personal interview for GQ, Hollywood leading man Brad Pitt opens up about his struggles with marijuana and alcohol abuse and life after Angelina. The award winning actor has garnered quite a bit of negative attention recently due to divorce drama and rumors, but he has...

Ben Affleck Reveals He Completed Alcohol Rehab

Even Batman has to face his demons at some point. Ben Affleck, the newest actor to step into the character of Bruce Wayne shares more in common with the caped crusader than we knew: he opened up to Vanity Fair to admit he struggled with alcohol abuse and recently completed...

Want to Share Your Recovery Story? Here’s How!

Sharing your recovery story can be an incredibly enlightening and empowering experience. Recounting the path so far helps keep things in perspective and show you how far you’ve come. Being willing to share your recovery story also benefits others on this life long journey: we learn valuable lessons from the...

5 Things I Wish I Knew On My First Day Sober

No matter how far you travel down the path of sobriety, that very first day sober will always remain crisp in your memories for a number of reasons. That first moment of clarity and the decision to commit to sobriety is significant because it marks your very first steps toward...

5 Steps to Setting Up Your Future This Weekend

The greatest gift you gain through recovery is the chance to regain control of your life and your future starting with today. While we may not be able to erase the things in our past, we have the power to create our future in ways that no one else can....

4 Uplifting Videos About Triumph and Perseverance

With the current political and social atmosphere on the United States, we could all use a little encouragement. There’s a reason that uplifting, feel good videos often go viral online: they inspire us and make us feel like anything is possible. Sometimes, in addiction recovery, we need that. So to...

Prescription Drug Abuse- Can I Live Sober?

Prescription drug abuse is a silent killer in America. The threat lurks in thousands of homes across the country, claiming more lives than car accidents or gun violence- yet so many remain oblivious. We make assumptions about the safety of medications; we brush off missing pills as a miscalculation. Even...

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